Presented By: Councillor Ian Courts
(1) The independent advice given to the WMCA by WSP on the first Five Year Plan was noted.
(2) The need to adopt the ‘Accelerated’ scenario to deliver the first Five Year Plan and to set the region on course for net zero carbon by 2041 were agreed.
(3) The delivery plans to accelerate the WMCA work on net zero were agreed.
(4) The allocation of £5.1m from the Investment Programme to fund the development of the priority initiatives set out in the report was authorised, subject to the extension of the Investment Programme affordable limit being agreed.